Accelerated hypofractioned postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a prospective phase I/II study.

@article{Gladwish2015AcceleratedHP,
  title={Accelerated hypofractioned postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a prospective phase I/II study.},
  author={Adam P Gladwish and Andrew Loblaw and Patrick C F Cheung and Gerard C. Morton and Hans T. Chung and Andrea Deabreu and Geordi Pang and Alexandre Mamedov},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={145-52}
}
AIMS To present the initial findings of a single institution, phase I/II study investigating hypofractionated radiotherapy in patients undergoing post-prostatectomy treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients requiring postoperative radiotherapy were prospectively enrolled. Dose was prescribed to the prostate bed with 51 Gy in 17 daily fractions. Androgen deprivation was optional. Acute and late gastrointestinal/genitourinary toxicity were assessed using the National Cancer Institute Common… CONTINUE READING